How to schedule content in WordPress

a traditional calendar with today\'s date circled on it
a traditional calendar with today\'s date circled on it

Write it now, automatically publish at a chosen time later

Scheduling content allows you to plan out when certain posts or pages will be published, and can be a great way to keep your content fresh and up-to-date. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to schedule content in WordPress.

  1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to the post or page you want to schedule.
  2. On the right-hand side of the post or page editor, look for the Publish button.
  3. Below the Publish button, you’ll see a link for publish status, it will be set to immediately, or show a pusblisghed date. Click on this to change the status to “Scheduled”.
  4. You’ll then see a new box with options for scheduling the post or page.
  5. To set the date and time for the post or page to be published, click the drop-down box next to the date and select the date and time you want the post or page to be published.
  6. Once you have selected the date and time, click the “Schedule” button to save your changes.
  7. Your post or page will now be scheduled to be published at the date and time you have selected.

That’s all there is to it!

Scheduling content in WordPress is a great way to ensure your content is always up-to-date and you don’t have to worry about forgetting to publish something.